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Studs interviews Phyl Garland about her book "Sound of Soul." They discuss various musicians that she mentions in her book and their influence on black music. Garland explains the music of young black artists and how commercialization of music gave blacks an opportunity that they would not have had otherwise. Garland talks about how Fannie Lou Hamer used music to express her message in the Civil Rights Movement and as a women's rights activist. Studs and Garland discuss various black female artists and their music.
If her novel's any good, says Janet Stevenson, it's a place where the reader goes inside, living in the skins of both and black and white people, in another era, with their continuous problems. Sarah and Angelina Grimke faced a dilemma that their brother Henry had placed upon the family. If the sisters acknowledged their brother's family, then they would be acknowledging publicly that their brother had become a brut and a sinner by marrying a black woman.
Caroline Bird discusses her book, 'Born Female: The High Cost of Keeping Women Down', published in 1968. Studs plays interviews from dissenters of the Women's Liberation Day and Caroline Bird responds. The discussion continues on issues of sexism and the future of the women in the workforce.